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Address: Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 2185
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Fun Evening

It was a fun evening, good homemade food, good variety show, interesting facts about the language, culture and customs. Not sure I would go again but worth seeing once.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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North Carolina
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Wonderful local food,a variety of music, and a lesson in speaking Papiamento. If you are on the island on Tuesday evening you will be glad you went!

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was a fun evening, good homemade food, good variety show, interesting facts about the language, culture and customs. Not sure I would go again but worth seeing once.

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Denver, CO
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Informative and fun way to absorb some history and culture. For $5 a person, it was very affordable and made me feel more connected to the island.

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Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Must see! Learned about the culture, food, language, dance and music. The cost was only $5 to enter and worth every penny. Got the audience involved in the show as well which was rather humorous.

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kit51481
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Definitely interesting aruban culture being shared but probably not a must see unless you are really into history and culture and not all the other amazing things to choose from!

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A definite must go and see, live to Aruban culture, music and dance, try delicious local dishes and enjoy the show.

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Melbourne, Florida
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We attended the Bon Bini Festival Tuesday evening and had a good time. It is held in the courtyard of the clock tower in downtown Oranjestad. Price was only $5.00 per person. The served local foods there, although we had already eaten. Music and dance by local artists and performers and you learn about Aruba's culture, traditions, and language. Local... More 

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Archbold, Ohio
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Bon Bini Festival was a cute introduction to the culture of Aruba. The dancers and musicians were great but the poet was a bit eccentric. Food was available for purchase though we had already eaten. Local vendors were also on site, which was nice.

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Harriman, New York
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The entertainment was quite amateur....dancing was "polkas" from Poland???. etc. The line for the food was very long and not worth the wait. Would not recommend.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A weekly folkloric event with a good variety of local food, music, dance and a little lesson on the local language...held in the courtyard of Oranjestad's historic Fort Zoutman.

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Address: Address: Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 2185
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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